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BOTANY 1114 SECTION 10 (Dr. Uno) FALL, 2010 I.

Important Policy Issues
• Cell phones may be used ONLY in emergencies: they may be left on vibrate/silent only. Any other use will result in the immediate loss of 75 lecture assignment points.

Computers may be used to take notes: any other use will result in the immediate loss of 75 lecture assignment points. No earphones/headphones allowed. No makeup examinations are given. All exams must be taken at their scheduled times, including the final.

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Any student in this course who has a disability that may prevent him or her from fully demonstrating his or her abilities should contact me personally as soon possible so we can discuss accommodations necessary to ensure full participation and to facilitate your educational opportunities. You need to bring 3 X 5 note cards to every lecture.

II. Keys to Success in This Class
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If you don't plan on attending every lecture and lab, take another course!!! Attendance and taking good notes (yourself) are essential in this class. You may record the lectures if you like, but always take notes on all material, including pictures— but you must be able to explain all your notes in your own words. The most difficult part is to concentrate on what is happening during the entire class. If you only write down what is on the slides and ignore the discussion, you will not do well on the exams. An optional Independent Project (worth up to 100 pts.) is due during the last week of class. The grade on your Independent Project may replace the lower of your two midterm test scores.

III. Resources for the Course

The text is Principles of Botany by Uno, Storey, and Moore. There are four ways you can get the text: library reserved copies, used copies, new books in B&W, or an electronic version. If you use the copies at the Reserve Desk at the Library, you don’t have to purchase a book. To obtain use of the electronic version, go to the website: http://ebooks.primisonline.com

Copies of old exams can be found on the course website: http://bomi. 75 pts. = C (350 pts. 150 pts.ou. = D (300 pts. Cumulative lecture assignments = IN BORDERLINE CASES. there may be only one assignment. No special laboratory equipment is necessary. = = = 200 pts. Click on “buy the book. but you should always bring a notebook to lab. Engineering.) 70% of 500 pts. each 100 points Final exam Lab exams & attendance Total TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION AS WELL AS PERFORMANCE ON EXAMS. If your assignments are complete. 500 pts.) 60% of 500 pts.Click on: Browse electronic versions of McGraw-Hill's market leading textbooks. 75 pts. 1st Edition You will then see this page where you can decide to have the downloaded version or online version.) 2 midterms. you receive full credit for each assignment. or in preparing for exams. and Math Click on: Botany Click on: Uno-Storey-Moore: Principles of Botany. each worth 1-1.” • If you need any help with the labs. The Botany Workbook is optional---you may find it useful as a study guide or to help you review. A page will come up with 5 easy steps to ordering an e-book Click NEXT Click on: Science. ATTITUDE. = B (400 pts. lectures.edu/bot1114/index. some days there will be two or three assignments. Each day. ATTENDANCE. we’ll have lecture assignments worth up to 3 points.5 points.) 80% of 500 pts. AND PARTICIPATION WILL BE . On some days.shtml Teaching assistants: Jan Risinger and Michael Kistenmacher • • • • • Office Hours (Uno): 11:00-11:30 M-F (or guno@ou.edu) Grading Scale 90% of 500 pts. an optional Open Lab happens every Thursday and Friday (check for times). = A (450 pts.

Natural Selection 43-49 31 Sept. 24 Introduction to 3-27 26 Plants as Living Organisms. 221-227 7 Cytology 79-90 9 DNA. and Protein Synthesis 107-121 14 DNA and Mitosis 122-130 16 Anatomy—Roots and 156-162. 5 Plant Physiology—Hormones and Mineral Nutrition Examination I (100 pts. 182-186. 209-221 21 Anatomy--Stems 96-105. RNA.) Plant Physiology--Photosynthesis Plant Physiology--Photosynthesis 7 Plant Physiology-255-269 12 Plant Physiology— Cellular Respiration Cellular Respiration 231-253 134-149. 206-209 163-170. 193-203 23 28 30 Oct. 2 Morphology of Vegetative Parts Morphological Modifications 153-157. 186-188.Reading Assignments and Exam Schedule DATE TOPIC READING ASSIGNMENT Aug. 171-179 Leaves Botany and Science .

14 F l o w e r s . F r u it s . a n d D i s p e r s a l 2 7 1 2 8 .

7 (Lab Exam--15 pts. Introduction to Plant Diversity 355-378 2 Plant Diversity-395-436 Dec. Mosses. 24-28 Biomes Evolution Thanksgiving Vacation 30 Dec.) Plant-Animal Interactions—Pollination Biology Meiosis and Genetics 299-324 Genetics--Inheritance Patterns --18 23 Nov.) 19 Ecology of Plant Individuals--Limiting Factors 29-43 21 Ecology of Plant Individuals--Adaptations --26 Ecology of Populations -28 Community Ecology 469-479 Nov. 7 Plant Diversity-439Angiosperms and Gymnosperms 467 (Lab Exam--30 pts. 2 4 9 11 16 Plant-Animal Interactions Examination II (100 pts. and Ferns 479-493 327-353 287-292 .) 9 Plants and Human Uses Algae.

493-497 Dec. .) Monday.m. 8-10:00 a. 13 Final Examination (150 pts.